Category:John Betjeman

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Deutsch: Sir John Betjeman (* 28. August 1906 in London; † 19. Mai 1984 in Daymer Lane, Trebetherick, Cornwall) war ein britischer Dichter, Publizist und Journalist. Er gilt als der weitaus populärste Lyriker Großbritanniens im 20. Jahrhundert. Bekannt wurde er auch durch Fernseh- und Radiosendungen, in denen er sich für den Erhalt von Architekturdenkmalen des 19. Jahrhunderts einsetzte.


English: Sir John Betjeman CBE (28 August 1906 – 19 May 1984) was an English poet, writer and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a "poet and hack". Although he claimed he failed his degree at Oxford University, his early ability in writing poetry and interest in architecture supported him throughout his life. Starting his career as a journalist, he ended it as British Poet Laureate and a much-loved figure on British television.


Nederlands: Sir John Betjeman (Londen, 28 augustus 1906 - Trebetherick, 19 mei 1984) was een Engels dichter en literatuurcriticus. Zijn vader was meubelmaker en van Nederlandse afkomst.
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